The Following is a list of preparation procedures. Select a title to display the steps
to prepare for your test.

ULTRASOUND         • CARDIAC TESTING
• XRAY(none required)   • NUCLEAR CARDIOLOGY
MAMMOGRAPHY    • BONE SCAN
THYROID SCAN      • BONE MINERAL
ii   &iDENSITOMETRY

 

 

 

 

DURATION OF PROCEDURES
PATIENT PREPARATION    

TEST

Ultrasound, Vascular
& Echocardiograms

XRAY (Walk-in)

Mammography

Bone Mineral
Densitometry

Cardiac Testing

Nuclear Cardiology


Bone Scan


Thyroid Scan

All Other Nuclear
Tests

APPROXIMATE DURATION

30 mins


approx 15 mins

30 mins

20-30 mins


30-60 mins

2.5 hrs in AM & 2.5 hrs in PM
(5-6 hrs total) MUGA 1 hr

10 min. then 1 hr following a
2-3 hr delay

15 min 1st day & 1 hr 2nd day

1 - 2 hrs, on a single day
(some require up to 4 hour
delay after injection) <